Jackson County Newswire (Page 10)

Jackson County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jackson County, GA. (Page 10)

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  1. Atlanta Industrial Market Continues Upswing in First QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Patch.com

    Atlanta's industrial market maintained its path of upward momentum in the first quarter, posting lower vacancy rates and modest rental increases, a new report from JLL reveals. One result of the increased tenant demand - and specifically, occupiers' desire for bigger, newer spaces - is an increase in construction activity, and developers are considering a number of avenues to secure land for industrial use in desirable areas.

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  2. Metro Gainesville unemployment rate drops to 4.7 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Times

    The unemployment rate for the metro Gainesville area, which includes all of Hall County, ticked down to 4.7 percent in April, its lowest mark since April 2008, in numbers released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Labor. It was the latest positive indicator for economic recovery in Hall County, all of which is included in the Labor Department statistics.

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  3. James FreeRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    James Morris Free, 75, passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Free was born on February 8, 1940, in Homer, the son of the late Everett and Margaret Carlan Free.

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  4. No leads surface on whereabouts of woman missing in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The whereabouts of a missing Covington woman remained as mysterious Wednesday as the day she disappeared a week ago in Jackson County. "It's kind of strange," Jackson County Sheriff Janis Mangum said.

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  5. Thieves use scam to steal from elderly in Jackson, Madison countiesRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Two elderly women were victimized this month in a scheme in which two men working in tandem lured their victim to the back of a home while one man goes inside and steals, authorities said Wednesday. An 87-year-old woman was targeted in Jackson County on May 12, while a 90-year-old woman was targeted in Madison County on May 21. While the suspects in both cases were white males in a pickup in both cases, authorities do not have enough information yet to determine if the same men are responsible for both crimes according to Madison County Sheriff's Lt.

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  6. Nicholson mayor fires city clerkRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... and is the property of the DOT; Maxwell claims the road was never closed. "Talk to Jeff Bridges at the (Jackson County) Road Department," Maxwell advised. "He can tell you." Repeated calls to the road department on Friday went unanswered. The office ...

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  7. Barrow youth track takes on the state's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Barrow County News

    ... wound up winning the softball hammer throw by nearly 50 feet. The nearest competitor was Rachel Slizewski of Jackson County who threw for 138' 5". Gabriel Mize (14, 9.56) was the first of the 7- to 8-year old boys up, though he fell short of the ...

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  8. Garage, vehicles destroyed by fireRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    A fire Monday evening destroyed a garage and several vehicles at 452 Cabin Creek Road in Nicholson. Firemen from the Nicholson, Commerce, Harrisburg and Jackson County Correctional Institute fire departments responded at 7:45 p.m. and found a detached garage/shop fully engulfed with fire.

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  9. Woman missing in Jackson Co.Read the original story

    May 27, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    A Covington woman has been listed as missing in Jackson County now for almost a week. Authorities say Julie Smith, 48, was last thought to be near the intersection of Highway 124 and Highway 332.

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  10. Commissioners approve equestrian facility for Johnson Mill Road propertyRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Jackson County Board of Commissioners, at the monthly meeting last week, before a packed meeting room, approved several zoning-related issues. Over 150 people turned out, both in support and opposition of, a special use request from Shannon Loven-Thompson, 679 Johnson Mill Road, Jefferson, to operate an equestrian stable and riding facility on 21.11 acres that is currently zoned AR .

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  11. Incidents reported to Braselton Police DepartmentRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    Incidents recently reported to the Braselton Police Department included: a lost or mislaid property at a Spout Springs Road location. A woman reported she had lost her wallet at Kroger.

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  12. Primal Rush race to benefit Tree HouseRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    The third annual Primal Rush Trail Race will be on Saturday, Aug. 29, at Crow's Lake in Jefferson. This year's trail run will have a 5K, 10K and half marathon along with a kid's run.

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  13. LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events a " May 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | LaGrange Daily News

    Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The Interfaith Food Closet at 416 Pierce St. in LaGrange is open from 1-2:45 p.m. to help people in need of food.

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  14. Womack, Bennett pace WBHS track at stateRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    Ethan Womack once again helped lead a Barrow County contingent at the boys state track meet in Jefferson last week. The Winder-Barrow High School senior earned fifth in the shot put competition for Class AAAAA with a throw of 52-5.5. Womack won first last spring, but noted the competition was much tougher in 2015.

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  15. Dave SearsRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    Dave William Sears, 67, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Mr. Sears was born July 31, 1947, in Commerce, the son of Doris Faye Bennett Sears of Baldwin and the late Charles Hoyt Sears.

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  16. Allen SearsRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    Allen Sears, 48, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Mr. Sears was born on August 19, 1966, in Commerce, the daughter of Doris Bennett Sears of Baldwin and the late Charles H. Sears.

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  17. Dennis McElreathRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    Dennis Fredrick Isaiah McElreath, 33, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at his residence. Mr. McElreath was born in Commerce, the son of Judy Looney of Nicholson and the late Paul Crague.

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  18. Decorative tree lighting discussed at DDA meeting in BraseltonRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Braselton Downtown Development Authority heard a report from one of its members who serves on a design committee regarding lighting trees in the downtown last week. Sally Beggs reported that the committee discussed the possibility of lighting 13 or 14 locations in the downtown area.

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  19. Motorists report broken windshields due to car washRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    There were at least two different instances where people reported that the windshields of their vehicles were broken by an automated car wash off Hwy. 124 in Hoschton last week.

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  20. Golf: Lady Dragons meet goal, finish eighthRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | MainStreetNews.com

    Jefferson aimed for a top 10 finish at Monday's Class AAA tournament and met that goal by several strokes. The Lady Dragons shot a 309 to finish eighth, led by Madison Cornes' round of 97. Caroline Martin and Taylor Sorrow also scored for Jefferson.

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